Luxury Department Manager – Harvey Nichols – Kuwait – M.H. Alshaya Co.
As the Department Manager you will train, lead and develop a department team to maximise sales and reduce stock loss through actively working on the shop floor, demonstrating and driving excellent customer service. You will ensure that all sales associates are highly motivated and developed and you will also deputise for the Store and Assistant Store Manager during periods of absence.
Qualifications & Requirements:
You will have/be:
At least 3 years’ retail experience.
Delegation, management, negotiation, communication and interviewing skills.
Commercially aware and business orientated.
Knowledge of MS Office, Excel, Word etc.
Excellent English communication skills
About Harvey Nichols:
Harvey Nichols was founded in 1831 and is one of the world’s premier fashion retailers, renowned both in the UK and internationally for the breadth and depth of its exclusive fashion merchandise. It offers many of the world’s most prestigious brands in womenswear, menswear, accessories, beauty and food.
Harvey Nichols is the ultimate fashion experience with the best edited selection of brands in Fashion, Food and Beauty and superior customer service.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for nearly 90 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,900 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 53,000 people from over 120 nationalities.
The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.
M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.